CFPB fines real estate firm over RESPA violations

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered the largest real estate firm in Alabama to pay $500,000 for practices the CFPB says concealed information from consumers and promoted its own interests. The CFPB ordered RealtySouth to pay the fines Wednesday. The bureau’s investigation.

Earlier this year, two real estate brokerage firms entered into consent orders with the CFPB and paid fines totaling almost $200k for RESPA violations. In both cases, the firms received payments from a mortgage lender that the CFPB found to be unlawful disguised payments for referrals.

– The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action today against real estate settlement services provider Meridian Title Corporation for steering consumers to a title insurer owned in part by several of its executives without making disclosures about the businesses’ affiliation.

Connecticut’s 1 st Alliance Lending, LLC has been fined $83,000 by the CFPB for violating Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) rules. 1st Alliance apparently realized. fees with the.

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CFPB Consumer Laws and Regulations respa cfpb april 2015 respa 1 Regulation X Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA) (12 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.) (the Act) became effective on June 20, 1975. The Act requires lenders, mortgage brokers, or

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You’ve been warned: cfpb puts real estate agents, lenders on RESPA violation watch daniella casseres quotes in HousingWire. By: Brena Swanson RESPA – the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act – is a current buzzword in the housing industry with an increased scrutiny from the industry’s top consumer watchdog.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ordered the largest real estate company in Alabama to pay $500,000 for allegedly inadequate disclosures to consumers during the home-buying process.